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Soap’s Wonder Women are Really Washed Out

ROAR! Sorry, I just had to start off that way. I simply couldn’t fight the temptation. Well, now that I have your attention, let’s talk about television. I love soaps. I simply love them. The plots and twisted lives they develop simply enthrall me. The women in these shows simply[Read More…]

by October 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Sri Lankan Minister Covers Subcontinent Security

Increasing regional cooperation in Southeast Asia will bring social and economic improvements to the area, according to Sri Lanka’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honorable Lakshman Kadirgamar. Kadirgamar spoke Tuesday in the ICC Auditorium on the topic: “South Asia in the Emerging World.” Kadirgamar mainly discussed the issue of increasing[Read More…]

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Financial Crisis Cuts Asian Student Rolls at GU, Universities Across the Nation

As the Asian economic crisis heads into its second year, American colleges and universities are beginning to feel its long-term impact. U.S. universities have reason to worry – nine out of the top 10 sources of foreign students are Asian nations, with Canada being the sole non-Asian entrant, according to[Read More…]

by October 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Committee Rules on Medical Center Case

After months of deliberation, the University Grievance Code Committee ruled on Friday to uphold a grievance filed by Medical Center faculty against a new policy, implemented on July 1, to alter their compensation plan. The 11-3 decision, which is still confidential, rejected an appeal by the university against a lower[Read More…]

by October 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

NCAA Case Goes to Supreme Court

The National Collegiate Athletic Association may be forced to raise scholarship limits for women’s sports and increase spending on promoting women’s championships, depending on the outcome of a case the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear during its 1998-99 session. On Sept. 29, the Court announced it would hear an[Read More…]

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Students, Residents Clean Up Georgetown

Despite Sunday afternoon’s damp weather, a group of Georgetown students participated in the Spirit of Georgetown, a community clean-up that raised $20,000 for the Georgetown Ministry Center, a nonprofit group that works to help the homeless of the area. Paul St. Lawrence (COL ’99), a member of the Community Action[Read More…]

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GU Conference Celebrates South Korea

“Where has the last half-century brought us?” was the question echoing through the ICC auditorium this past weekend as scholars from as far away as Seoul presented papers on various topics dealing with the conference’s central theme, “The Republic of Korea After 50 Years: Continuity and Convergence.” The conference, sponsored[Read More…]

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Georgetown’s Playing Who’

Sure, some might say that Georgetown’s men’s basketball schedule, released by the athletic department Monday, is weak. To all those people, though, I have a humble suggestion: go through the schedule, day-by-day, and take each matchup one game at a time. The Hoyas follow tradition in the early going with[Read More…]

by October 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Hoya Volleyball Win Two in Big East

The Georgetown volleyball team defeated both Providence and Boston College this weekend in their first Big East matches of the season. Both wins improved the Hoyas’ record to 14-3. Friday’s game against Providence proved to take an exhaustive effort from the women’s squad. The Hoyas were able to overtake the[Read More…]

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Y2K Bug May Affect Student Aid

With less than 500 days left until the turn of the century, the Education Department’s failure to address the Year 2000 computer problem may threaten the delivery of financial aid to college students, according to witnesses at a recent Congressional hearing. The Committee on Oversight and Investigations of the House[Read More…]

by October 2, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized